Camponotus microthoracus

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Camponotus microthoracus
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. microthoracus
Binomial name
Camponotus microthoracus
Zhang, J., 1989

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Shanwang, China (Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • microthoracus. †Camponotus microthoracus Zhang, J. 1989: 306, fig. 305 (q.) CHINA (Shandong, Miocene).

Description

References

  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 306, fig. 305 queen described)